The governor also wants to expand eligibility to Medi-Cal, the state’s health program for the poor, to undocumented immigrant adults up to age 26.
He already has been developing a consortium of state agencies to negotiate with pharmaceutical companies for lower drug prices. “But a good thing is I’m increasing the number of tries.
Newsom has launched a statewide tour to promote his plans which include requiring everyone to purchase health insurance and offering subsides to families of four with incomes as high as 0,000 a year.“You’re not denying me.” Among them was Sydney Whitlock, whose company provides business services to other small firms. It kicked us right out from where we could get a subsidy.” He said he and his wife wanted to keep the health insurance plan they purchased through the state exchange.